Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/25/13
With Binghamton closer Jeff Walters becoming an almost impenetrable ninth inning wall at NYSEG Stadium this summer, it would be easy to overlook the overall 2013 brilliance of the B-Met bullpen. That’s particularly the case with two unsung left-handers who have turned out stellar performances all summer from the Binghamton pen. Like two peas in a pod, Adam Kolarek and Chase Huchingson have been bedrock solid out of the bullpen for Binghamton this year. The left-handed pitching specialists have several similarities; both tall and imposing on the hill, both with multiple pitch weaponry anchored by low 90’s fastballs, and both almost automatic outs, especially against lefthanded batters. LHP Adam Kolarek (Photo by Gordon Donovan) Although Kolarek and Huchingson share many similarities on the pitching hill, they took very different paths to arrive in Binghamton. The 6’ 3,” 215-pound Kolarek’s baseball resume models consistency. The B-Met lefty has an advantage over many minor league pit...
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